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Table 2 Correlation of the variables with MDA (n = 100)

From: Oxidant–antioxidant status and assessment of cardiovascular morbidity in Pan Masala containing Tobacco users: a cross-sectional study

Variable Correlation coefficients (r) p-value
Duration of PMT use in years 0.433 < 0.001*
Quantity of PMT use in pkt/day 0.414 < 0.001*
BMI (kg/m2) 0.029 0.694*
SBP (mmHg) 0.349 < 0.001**
DBP (mmHg) 0.309 < 0.001**
Albumin (g/l) − 0.382 < 0.001**
Uric acid (μmol/l) − 0.344 < 0.001**
Bilirubin (μmol/l) 0.078 0.301**
Vitamin C (μmol/l) − 0.242 0.001**
Vitamin E (μmol/l) − 0.380 < 0.001**
TC (mg/dl) 0.387 < 0.001**
TG (mg/dl) 0.196 0.008**
LDL-C (mg/dl) 0.358 < 0.001**
HDL-C (mg/dl) − 0.073 0.331**
  1. * Spearman’s Rho
  2. ** Pearson’s correlation
  3. p < 0.05 is considered statistically significant